Legal Services

Angela Jackson Solicitor specialises in film and media work, with experience of development, finance, production and distribution.

Film credits for legal work include:

“Last Orders” starring Michael Caine

“Ladies in Lavender” starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith

“A Christmas Carol: The Movie” starring Kate Winslet

“Macbeth” and “Candy” starring Heath Ledger

“Funny Games” starring Naomi Watts

“Iona” starring Ruth Negga

“Silence Becomes You” starring Alicia Silverstone

The firm acted for talent agency Sharkey & Trigg for actors Richard Walsh and Kevin McGown to play roles in the film “Ramanujan” shot in Tamil Nadu, India , and Cambridge in 2013 and for actor Claes Bang to play the male lead in “The Bay of Silence”.

AJS has represented copyright protection service GuardaLey for  UK lobbying

The firm has advised on a settlement with a major auction house regarding copyright in photographs by a leading photographer.

Court proceedings handled by the firm include cases in the Commercial Court and Companies Court  divisions of the High Court of Justice, and Central London County Court Chancery Division.

On behalf of clients the firm has instructed barristers at various chambers including Wilberforce Chambers,  5 Raymond Buildings, Templis Chambers,  and 9 St John Street.

The firm has successfully obtained UK trademarks for Research Through Gaming

A retainer with Universal Pictures including production work on “Rat” starring Imelda Staunton. 

She is a producer with actress Tanya Franks of the short comedy film “One Day” starring Tim McInnerny and Tanya Franks with Toby Stephens, written by Tanya Franks and directed by James Barriscale. “One Day” was selected for the Cambridge and Los Angeles film festivals in 2007 and the Bradford Film Festival, London East End, London Holloway, London Portobello and Angola film festivals in 2008 and was a runner-up in the Kodak Short Film Awards 2007. The film was released on iTunes in the UK and had a theatrical release at the Sheffield Showhouse Cinema in June 2008 as the short film before the full length feature film “In Search of a Kiss Before Midnight”.